Nature and Environment

Feral Cats Make List of Invasive Species in the West

Mar 16, 2018 Salt Cedars, mussels and crayfish among the less cuddly pests listed.

Dry, Hot Winter Ending, Southwest Faces Dry, Hot Spring

Mar 15, 2018 Continued arid conditions forecasted by NOAA for the entire Southern Arizona, increasing fire risk.

Lake Mead Level Focus of Gov Ducey's Water Policy Wants

Mar 12, 2018 Governor cites 50 percent chance of shortage declaration in 2020.

Northern Arizona Leaders to Discuss Hopi Land Swap

Mar 9, 2018 The exchange would settle a long-standing federal commitment to the tribe.

Writing the River: A Conversation with New Yorker Writer David Owen

Mar 9, 2018 Owen will appear at the Tucson Festival of Books this weekend, his latest book investigating the past and future of the Colorado River.

'Where the Water Goes': David Owen Looks at the Past, Present & Future of the Colorado River

Mar 8, 2018 Also on Arizona Spotlight: members of Tucson's black community share and contrast their experiences; author Victor Shamas explores 'Deep Creativity'.

Controlled Burn Thursday at Sweetwater Wetlands

Mar 7, 2018 Fire will train TFD crews and destroy mosquito habitat.

George Brookbank, Gardening Author and Advocate, Dies at 93

Mar 5, 2018 Brookbank inspired thousands of people with his knowledge and enthusiasm.

The Evolution of Television According to David Bianculli

Mar 1, 2018 Also on Arizona Spotlight: Tucson students working for political change on behalf of teachers; and artist & author Beth Surdut on mountain lions, and when the hunter becomes the hunted.

The Art of Paying Attention: Mountain Lions

Mar 1, 2018 Author and wildlife illustrator Beth Surdut focuses on mountain lions, and how sometimes, the hunter can become the hunted.

Groups Work to Reduce Blowing Dust Risk on I-10

Feb 28, 2018 Officials from government agencies gathered to share research and update others on projects aimed at minimizing problem.

Border Water Summit To Be Held In El Paso

Feb 26, 2018 The conference will focus on municipal water issues and technologies, including desalination and the Colorado River.

Fire Forecast Sparks 'Extreme Concern' for Managers

Feb 22, 2018 Predicted conditions, comparable to record fire seasons, saw officials move preparations earlier in the year.

Weather Service: Rainy Spell Not Sufficient to End Drought

Feb 19, 2018 Wet and humid week may push back some wildfire activity.

How a Tucson Charter School Grew Into an International Network

Feb 16, 2018 Also on Arizona Spotlight, artist Beth Surdut watches white-wing doves in her Tucson neighborhood play their version of "pick-up sticks."

Game and Fish: Fox-Bite Victim May Need Medical Attention

Feb 15, 2018 Woman reported being "nipped" Tuesday night at Saguaro National Park East.

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